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7 Publ/sbed Weekly by THE CATHOLIC PUBLICATION SOCIZTy of the Diocese of Little Rock 309 WEST SECOND STREET Entered as second-class matter Marcl2 21, 1911, at the pooffiea at Little Rock, Ark.. wnder the Act ot Congress of Marc g, 1879. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. $2.00 TItE YEAR CItANGE OF ADDRESS When a change of address is desired the subscriber should give both the old and the new addrs. COR RESPONDENCE THE GUARDIAN, SEPTEMBER 29, 1923. alence of the professionalized attitude toward life * * the constant effort necessary to maintain leadership. Even if once acquired within a given ;ield, it largely denies the possibility of acquiring Lhat acquaintanceship with the activities and needs of other groups which shall make for breadth of knowledge or for sympathetic under- standing of the baffling problems which others face. "These tendencies * * * become intolerant hand-' ieaps to progress ",vhen they become attributes to Apostles. [has come that unreasonable prejudice In connection with the subject of the develop- dominated our non-Catholic Christian ment of doctrine fro its germ form, it is rater- Ask the ordinary mau who holds a e,ting to note that of the two non-Catholic wri- against the Pope why he is impre ters who have seen the force of Newman's Method a spirit, and he cwn,ot tell you. He will of argumentation, one, "Hurrell Froude, was as- dmnb. He simply entertains the prejudice,) sociated with Newman in the early days of the all. Little he knows wily it was that Oxford movement, ,lie other, William Hurrell long centuries this prejudice had been Mallock, a nephew of Hurrell Froude. Froude's men who could' gave no true argument to premature death prevented his entrance into the[ such action. Once it started howewr, it w Church, which seemed inevitable for a time, but to curb. Up to recent thnes it was a Matter intended for pubhcation in "l'h Guardian shn later t}mn Wednesday movnin, q-:-¢ uld reach as ot ' -, neWS correspomrnce is always wdcome. The kindness of tile clergy in tbls matter is cordiall crated, y appre- REV. GEt)." H. MI)ERMO3. .......... Manging Editor All €ommuzfcatiofis about "The Guardian" sh the Rev• G,m. ll. Mcl)era)ott n7 u,... - . nultl be dressed to , Jr... Cat COlln trceL (-)FFIWftA t. APPROvAr • The riau i tll oclal orf., :C. :.:" -- • pray Go(l that it ms- b- -- - , *:,€ -,l.Ocea¢ el Little Rock an d J  *- earnest c/lam])lOu i tile cause of rigb *,. usfice and truth and an ardent de/ender of il rove a wl I extend t-, :, ,, , t e rehgion which we all • '  Jl Iny tiesslglg Wlth the ' a:reer may i lot and prosperous sincere t3ope that its l '•" 4 ,OliN 11. MORRIS, Bishop of L/ttl Reek. THE GUARDIAN, SEPTEMBER 29, 192"1. Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost. -O-O .... As this paper has ever held, the fight on the Kla need not be paz"dcipated in by Catholics. The non-Catholic Christian people have killed all such movements in the past, and will do it this time. -O-O ........ How does it happen that when a crimi- nal has to go to the electric chair, or ha to un- dergo any other punishment for his deeds, it will strike him as it never did before that if he had attended to his religion he would have a different story to tell. -O-O schools of thought having to do with social theory it did not prevent him from saying this : "We can- ln atter.to get the truth abou the Popes and the search for a valid philosophy of life. not know about ally seemingly indiffe ...... m/nds • . .. We have definite and disturbing illtstration lice of the Chm'ch of Rom, +:*" ...... le pa € Io+., .... ,.01 he non-Catholic people of thi, , . , . , - .ab s nt) a aevelop-:aI-Clls were s r • - " s at the present hmc m the attempt of ex- men, of the things held in th, n ....... con*.-:--' . P. d boaacast over tremists who style themselves 'liberaI,' with atles And evm,'ro,ader of tt; ays o t a, e !los- I the bp::.)!g,Y01sone.(t falsehoods about " capital 'I,' to expl in thcqr own interest the field, Worth Living " vill r ,u ,._ e .??K s m:ej ....... t)s.! u wtn an awakened Catholic • , ,.• ,A uta llne • " IIIUCII ' " , • , of hberal thought. Thin professionalized rouD, IWh,. /¢---,- ..... passage m oz tae mlsleadmg matte,. ,,-. €... afros.alOng to ltse'l{.a}l vrtue and good intent and/world, s capacities for knowi'ed&e gro:h' t:2 hhelby Pl!oPp°:'ea:te ...... " c ' t) 'tsent from ttere, was €" " " , aumor snows • - . , ot su ) , oenylng tase quanues to an others, paronizingmust be alwa-'s abl ....... " ..... I. , . Y. thus, the nubile ] " | y' " e 1;t) UnlOIQ tO i a IUller teach-/g e some iaea as . - those who will not whittle their conclusns to the, in ....  ....... : ....... ,. "," to the affai .€ ,,o, ""'o, atttt Ct)llClUOes trig5 onl sill • " - /x'O , ,, . --  u,,, extant dimensiols,of the prescribed code manipu- "ra ........... , ; .... Y ful esmtance to pes. Combined with this ....... ..... I,, cu ct)um Keep me writer out of the Cliurch I there was seen a m .  ct)recm latmg intellectual processes and captahzlng dog ihe Catholic Chur-'- " • . ,,. " ..... ore hberal and frie , , .... [ cn, ne wrltS, m the only his- nl me aay press for t , •. • , matic assertion as preferalle, to accepung ne con-Itorical religion that can concei ..... J wish " • • ' he editms are nol • ' vaDly nus adapt " to oe aeceived o , clus,o,s ?f logical thought-thm• group is" doing" ,,self" to the wants of the presell, day, without vir- I the public. This. ca,,' r have any desire more o ureea susplcmn m ana nnlW .o rue tually ceasing to be tself. It is the oflly reIioion tage editor Ame " ?e honestly said ot m)eransm umn is )emg anne or coulo oe anne Dy that can kee its i  " " " I • rtca toaay, and by the ,; ..... : .......... P dentty without losing its life, fan'ness they have s all avallaole iorms oi l•eacuon li comDlneo in mlJ1- ar A b,, ;.,, ,:e_ ._...,., ., . ., .. ' , • . hown, th@ real t tan, array• • .... g tb llle WILflOUI; lOSing ll;S l(lenlity; that r, ome and the Popes is getting around ca,, enlarge its teachings without changing them; non-Catholic friends. "Ill-nature, intellectual arrogance and churlish that can always be the same, and yet be always intolerance are but sorry concomitants of any developing." movement, but they are singularly out of place and Mallock did not resist grace, and it is saf to tragically harmful in association with any move- say that his views on the development of docti'ine ment which desires to be recognized as liberal, as the ages go by, had influenced his conversion The mind tolerant of the opinions of others and as the discovery of the theory compelled Newman open to conviction in the presence of new knowl-lto enter the Catholic Church. T. edge is more liberal than that of the bigot, re-I gardless of the beliefs of either. T. - ......... o-o ......... .0-0 A DEFENSE OF PAPINI When Papini's "Story of Christ" first appeared If 'the parish school were the provoking thing in New York it m apparently elsewhere, it would be interesting to know how the 165,000 pupils in the author became the object of much criticism. the parish schools of the city could be taken care Amongst other complaints of Catholics was the of, for there is a scarcity of accommodation as ! fact that the translator used the King James vet'- it is in the schools of New York City. sion of the Script'ures instead of the Douay Bi- o-o- _ . Ible• But all that has been explained, and now we ,are gratified to see the name of Papm vmdmated Priests and all who are interested in financial 'hi the matter of the genuhleness of his conver- problems will be encouraged by reading an article sion• Hence, we see at this time that tile looking With a more friendly eye towards than it has for centuries, and it is not an)' geration to say that among non-, eral the world over, there is no ruler who is mired, and appreciated as the Pope; nor matter who the Pope may be, Thanks to the means of quick with Rome which has been awtilable for THE BISltOPS OF IRELAND years, the people have a chance to know , which the Popes have been doing. At :qo sane man can honestly deny that the Bish- the introduction of steam and ele ops of Ireland acted most wisely in the recent po- has made it possible to dissipate the litical excitement, though it probably has been no- Luther and Henry VIII cast around the ticed that certain Irish-American papers, pro- the Popes, the claiming "patriotism" as their motive, have l good repute of tile Holy I fiercely assailed them, and ,lot alone the i'iving lhas been beaming- tradually in the non- Bishops, but the dead. In fact, it has been one of world• i Today we find all kinds and classe 0 the most rcmlarkable features of Sein Fein that speaking the kindliest word for Plus XI, as its policy was held to be preferred to even ,heel- non-Ca,holies have done for other Popes ogy itself, and such a declaration emanated from in the September Atkvntic, for the writer instead of regarding the raising of money as a sdYdid • As most of our readers know, Papini had been no insignificant sources, the last 50 years. Evidently had those in his early days a violent anti-clerical writer and " " ins persons confined their reading and • " i Such propaganda will bear watching; e fact I ing to tales of mfsrepresentat]on on l task, calls it "An Invigorating Avocatlon. Bishop anti-christian thinker, and now that he has be- is that had Ireland g'uided her political course! Lawrence of the Episcopal Church called his un- come a defender of the faith which he formerly they would have been as preiudiced as dertaking to raise one minion dollars to support despised, his book is regarded by critics as a sam-[mOreverse, bYit would'he instinCtbe today°f reIigiOnpracticallythanabYRepublicitile re-IK. K. , "' ,,, superannuated clergy "a great ,enterprise," for, ple of versatility and literary genus rather than i fro m North to South. But violence worked right l What a change in the times; and "by his work, supported by others, great sums . manifestation of a return to the faith ofhis I of money are transferred by the consent and, Iathers. . l into the hands of h'eland's enemies, and no one / said and done" let it l)e admitte( that often by the glad approval o1! the owners, from But Papini ha , had a splendid defense against a' can deny that by the policies of cert:ain Irish lead- l)itl't Of the light on tile case has their pockets to a treasury which will work for scoffing and incredulous public in the person of ers on both sides of the Atbtntie,,th, e present Irish em, seientious editors of the American daily good through untCd generations." one of his own countrywomen, Matilde Serao, situatio,t ,i; suprem(l!/ satis[(,u:torq to the Oram./e the overwhehning number of whom are ............ o-o who, by the way, also passed through the ordeal lodges. ' ' Catho]ies. , The Catholics of Great Britain are to (,.elebrate of conversion, and who finds in St. Paul, St. Of course an all-h'el:md Parliament may not .+ ......................... sometime be an inllossibility, but it will nmterial. E[}ffOR|AL the Centenary of Emancipation in 1929. Augustine. Huysmans, and Beurget, samples of Let us hope that the Catholics of Ireland will do conversions who impress on their readers the sin- ize only when the situation in the Dublin Parlia- men, will be satisfactory to the Nortli, in so far likewise. Surely the latter have more reason to cerity and candor with which they entered upon do so than the former, for they wel' fat" more the practices of the Catholic faith. T. as the religious complexion of the Southern Par- . " liament may develop. From all that can be gath- POWER OF "WEAKLINGS,, helpless than their English brethren, and besides, , ...................... o-o ered at this time, adwmces have been made by the The v'r.and dragon of the Ku Klux it was through the indomitable energy, profound FHE DEVELOPMENT O DOCTRINE I South to meet the wishes of the Orange lodges, the governor of Oklahoma because that piety, and sagacious policy of the great and good One hundred years, ago Newman read the well I and the near future will tell how far this may be has seen fit to take drastic measures Daniel O'Connetl that Emancipath,:.l wa: won at known book, "Butlers Analogy,' and it is gen- iof benefit to Catholic Ireland. i lawlessness and restore order to the sta re' the time. ]erally understood that that deep and searching! The Bishops took no stand or religious grounds, governor is accused of It seems the very limit of ingrat, itude towards work by the leading Protestant writer or Iris dayl Their admonitions were delivered to prevent figure of himself, and oftryingthis thet° peoplemake a the memory of O'Connell that a propaganda has gave rise later on to the writing of a book which criminal bloodshed by the h'ish people of the Irish Oklahoma knew little and care less• been carried on against his goo d name and forced himself to be a Catholic, and that is the people. It is because some propagandists dearly more important is that the gubernatorial achievements. Those who are doing this business ,, ,, ••, "an Do • Essay on The Development of Ch,'tstt c-, love bloodshed and violin .... --- .............. .--, .... • ...... will be duly appraised in the not far-distant fu- ..,z ...... [ .... .1 ,.. . -". ' - v, e, --e esuitea in me arrest, confession . t,,'h,v. [.galneU o3 sucn means is lauoed as most WOllder- isllment of a -'ail-" ^*' ,,.,n__ ,, ,,,._. ure. , ". ' , -, - " -  • , .   I t ; o Ilt)ggers ailer • I Although thls book s only a, flag.me, re.the I ful, while ninety per cent gamed by. peaceful, authorities had been ,,,"'*" ....... unwn" .... • m - -o-(> ]sense that it ,s ,lot a complete treause, tmrmnmtmethod s is .accounted b,r them a .....  't  .......  .......... . ,. . nng • , t. " tY , ' S 'ltlb (" 'Utl ''U UV tUl IA]ln r - - , . • y g at all towalds cu bin the r FALSE MBERALISM ...... I Wiseman, to whom t" had been submitted," lnslstedl good," but actually as an evil. imob and restorin-.s t '-e rum' oI ''•: -g ' -. showed the , ,  the mw  o  [that it be published as it was, for it , ! [lie Bishops of Ireland see no hope at this time speak for themselve , s Catholics who are familiar with the lile oI bar- . ........ :.,. ,^./.,an. ,., xr ......... ;,,+- th,  .....  ' .. s and Gov Walton ha .............. .  pi'ut wniuit uNIn.v. u ± ............... I lOr any pOSSlDllitv., of establish;- ,,, .... e T ..... utc'v in:'-**gubl;en ..... Iesuls " olnal Newman Wlli nave a ]us areas Ot mat men- ou .... 1, o,,,,d; ....... +;*,-o ,l{nosed to[ .....  - ' P I ' " . .... ,t.u,',. wa.u, are su.,,,,,s ,,.or  lrelano" ne lno , ", ,  . , , y w that the best thin counhT can I he fact that al ,, tal attitude which would-be superior persons as- ,.. ., ,.u^ .-,-.,..  , ..... ^u  Protestants - • . . I ' ' 1 of the confessed flogs • . . taugIt tb bite lItltxCIby Ul. btxuSw lu  O0 nOW 1S 0 ac "e " " ' ..... zume towards rehglon, and, which arrogates to . .  ..........  ,-,,..... .. ,-.. ,.,.+ -,,,I .... .cpt the. pesent government, andlmtted themselves to be members of the ..... VVI.O azav ov lttl.tv£t .L/:klbl Ill bile "DILtig bltt ,,ttu, j ,, ne acres , ," ." • , • • . , • ,. . tself the name of hberahsm. His Eminence de- € .... ;,, .o ,1 ..... , v .... ,-,r,-,- t, .... , ;,, olaFh ] SO . Y. wisely and pat, lotcally m so advls-[ interesting as confn.mmg a general bell fined it in his own luc,d language as the doctrine ;"lalhe;'l iones;(e's la;'bt'ithe; them- t; g nd;cPe:leooI°weve')!md Jreland accepted 'yha! hne, and as being a reply to the klt ...... . -  g u ope  ms A, i woum oe rna any member of that organizatio that there is no positive truth in religion, and he selves fancy every doctrine that is taught by the practically a Republic today. D. dulged in a lawless act. did not feel that he was lacking ill modesty when, Church, was stated as frilly and as explicitly n on the occa.sion of receiving the Cardinal's hat in Faced with the confessed guilt of Rome, he proclaimed that he made combating lib- the first, as it is in the wenieth century, they .......... o-o ................... klansmen the Oklahoma grand dragon eralism the work of his life. are as simple irftheir way as the most devout non- HATRED OF THE' POPE I • , • • ,Christian Reveiation, which contains enhrely new tack. He said that the gu And whilst we reaiize with Cardinal Newman Catholic. . ,, ./ ,, "the faith once delivered to the Saints, closed with The extraordinary and peculiar fanaticism few weakhngs whom the klan re that christianity has been too often in what seem- the apostles; but whilst it could receive no addi-] which has characterized so many well-meaning repudiation might be done,,now, but waS,, persons outside the Church, in the hatred they l before when the supposed wealklings ed deadly peril, that we should fear for it any new tion, it could expiind under defhfition and explan-i evince towards the Holy Father, is not unexplain-[ to def. all the local authorities ? trial now, we also realize that liberalism in the ation. And it is a singular tribute to the geniUS,able. The reader of history does not have far to We doubt not that they are guise it assumes in our time is a danger; and be- of Cardinal Newman that he was able without any i cause it is a very real danger we welcome any human aid, to understand that the function of tile go to arrive at the reasons why both Luther and it is an open question as to where aid from non-Catholic sources that will help to I combat it. Non-Catholics are the most frequent Church in all her Councils was not to add to the[ Henry VIII so savagely attacked the Popes• Both lies• The state prosecutor of Oklahoma deposit of the faith, but-to define and explain it. had personal reasons; Henry VIII, because he were the weak tools in the hands of champions of a spurious liberalism, and it is fit- Those who abandoned the Church in the sixteenth would not be allov]ed by the Pope to cut adrift his ups'of the klan and his conclusion is ting that they should help in opposing it. When century justified their separation on the ground lawful wife, so Henry broke loose and married all ported by the strength they have shoW therefore, the President of one non-Catholic that primitive teaching had been corrupted by a the wives he wanted, while he lived. Then he suc- able to defy the local authorities. In •  the "weaklings" thus far have been school is resigning his position because he was series of additions, but it was the privilege of i ceeded in poisoning the minds of the English peo- the governor and state authorities in not free to accept the modern concept of liberal- Newman to show, by a series of tests that what ple against the Popes in general, and by the time  through their control of the local ism with all itcomlotations, it is edifying to find are thought by some to be corrupt additions are he and Elizabeth got through with the anti-Papal some places of Georgia and other eationalan°ther ideals,Presidentandmaintainingat the samethetimel°ftiestcriticisingedU- reany legitimate developmehts, and whilst his agitation, England had a pretty bad idea of the "wealldings" engaged in mob violence those who like to style themselves Liberal, sPell- method is not on the scholastic lines pursued by Popes and Rome. Luther's ambition to preach in considerably stronger than the law e Cardinal Franzelin, who was treating e same ing the word with a Capital L. President Hop- subject at the same time, it is perfectly ortho- Germany was not to the liking of Rome, and SOlagents in their respective localities." kins of Dartmouth in his address at the opening dox and a complete demonstration that the ma- he, t:o, began a crusade--shall we spell it Kru- They are weak morally without a doll of school, spoke about the goal of all true edu- ture and fully rounded out 'orm of CatlioF, c each-[ saoe .--against uome and the evil genius who pre-t ing what they have done, but mate • i ,cation and concluded in these timely words: ling today was contained in the oiginal revela- I s?dotmhe:: ° I b:_Vc f v.etpp:a I iio:e ad "It is mt difficult to understand the wide prev-.tion given to the Church. by our 'ord and His se tnnes and for these reasons alone, .. . '